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AS Roma President Says Rejection Of Plans For New Stadium Would Be 'Catastrophic'

Published in SportsBusiness Daily Global on 02 / 24 / 17

AS Roma President James Pallotta said that a rejection of his club's new stadium plans by the city council would have "catastrophic" consequences for the team, according to Ben Gladwell of ESPN.com. AS Roma is bidding to "build a new arena in a currently disused area of the city, but initial re...

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